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Cytotoxicity of papain: comparasion between four different culture cells

  • At: 2008 FIP Congress in Basel (Switzerland)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: LOPES, Patricia (University of Sorocaba, Sorocaba, Brazil)
  • Co-author(s): Esteves, Natália Mencacci (University of Sorocaba, SOROCABA, Brazil)
    Baratelli, Diego (University of Sorocaba, SOROCABA, Brazil)
    Varca, Gustavo Henrique Costa (University of Sorocaba, SOROCABA, Brazil)
    Rodas, Andrea Cecilia Dorión (Nuclear and Energetic Research Institute, IPEN-CNEN/SP, Brazil)
    Mathor, Mônica Beatriz (Nuclear and Energetic Research Institute, IPEN-CNEN/SP, Brazil)
    Pinto, Claudinéia Aparecida Sales Oliveira (Pharmacy Department, University of São Paulo – USP São Paulo/SP, Brazil)
    Velasco, Maria Valéria Robles (Pharmacy Department, University of São Paulo – USP São Paulo/SP, Brazil)
    Kaneko, Telma Mary (Pharmacy Department, University of São Paulo – USP São Paulo/SP, Brazil)
  • Abstract:

    Papain is a proteolytic enzyme extracted from the latex of green papaya leaves and fruits. It has been widely used as debridant for scars and wound healing agent. However, papain cytotoxicity evaluation is still required once it is widely used. This study intends to show how papain acts in four different cell lines. Human keratynocytes (HK),..

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Last update 4 October 2019

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